Ute Decker: The Gold Standard

Nicholas Hyatt, Ping Pong Ring Blog - Aug 2022

"as a political economics journalist turned award-winning jeweller, ute decker’s work is more than an exploration of negative space and form. while taking a line for a walk, ute delves into an often overlooked story of materials, origin, and jewellery politics, bringing light to the shadows of our industry’s most coveted material, gold.


challenging the status quo, ute created the largest resource of green studio practices and suppliers, while simultaneously being a founding member of the fairtrade and fairmined gold movement. inspired by her story of collectivity, i sat down with ute to discover her approach to the existential human condition within the gold supply chain and jewellery industry."


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August 31, 2022